MGM Grand Garden Arena Information and Schedule
MGM Grand Garden Arena Event Tickets
Located at 3799 Las Vegas Blvd South is the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The arena boasts a seating capacity of 16,800 people and hosts events such as the annual Billboard Music Awards show, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Andre Agassi Grand Slam for Children Benefit, the VH1 Divas Las Vegas show, multiple sporting event and fight night events. As of May 2015, the arena had held 32 UFC events starting with UFC 34 up to most recently UFC 187. Starting in 2012 for three seasons The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament takes place there. Also held at MGM is, The MGM Grand Main Event, this event includes an 8 team college basketball tournament that is held during Thanksgiving week on Monday and Wednesday nights of NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball season. Opening night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena had Barbra Streisand opening with back to back nights December 31, 1993 a- January 1, 1994. Sir Elton John and Billy Joel performed two consecutive shows during their “Face to Face Tour” and it was Elton’s 48th birthday, during the show Ray Cooper performed a 40-minute drum solo. The MGM is well known for numerous professional boxing super fights, such as Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield, Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya vs Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Alvarez and most recently the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. One of the most recognizable hotel/casinos on the strip today, bright money green it is easily discernable from the sky or ground and the same can be said once you walk through the front door. Classic beauty, elegance, style, and that’s just the beginning the world famous wonder known as The MGM Grand in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada has more activities that range from extraordinary to simple fun for the family. Bring your whole family to stay at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas and take in one or more shows from the wide array available coming to the MGM Grand Garden Arena!